Cat Opson has been working in the grooming industry for over 21 years. She is self taught and has owned and operated her own successful grooming salon Estrella Pet Grooming, since July of 2000. She is a 4 year running member of Groom Team USA and will be accompanying the travel team October 2017 in the alternate spot. She is also a nationally/internationally recognized creative groomer, and her work has been featured on television programs such as Jimmy Kimmel Live, Preposterous Pets (Animal Planet) and Extreme Poodles (Animal Planet). She spends weekends attending local AKC dog shows, currently showing her standard poodle in hopes of achieving a championship. She has a special passion for poodles and enjoys the opportunity to share the things she has learned through hard work and experience.